South Korean capital is always a great destination for tourists especially from Asian Countries of China, Japan, Taiwan, and a few others. There are so many fun places to travel in Seoul City, capital city of South Korea. The country is not just great for tourist, but it is one of the best countries to live in Asia. People can make their living in South Korea, and the fun thing is that, South Korea taxation rules and cost of living is cheaper than many other countries of Asia, Europe, and North America. Therefore, if your choice is to live in a more affordable country, than you should move to South Korea. Nevertheless, today, we will be talking about the best places to visit in Seoul City.
Ten Best places to visit in Seoul City
- Gyeongbokgung Palace
Gyeongbokgung Palace or “Palace Greatly Blessed by Heaven” was built in 1935 as the royal palace of Joseon Dynasty. The palace houses the National Palace Museum of Korea and the National Folk Museum within the complex. There is a lot to talk about the palace, but for tourist, they should know that, it should be started point of their tour of Seoul City.
- Lotte World
Lotte World is “The World’s Largest Indoor theme park” a Guinness World Records hold by the Lotte World. There is an artificial island located in the park. The park also hold inside it the “Adventure of Sinbad”, Eureka, Boong Boong Car, The Conquistador, and many other attractions.
- Bukhansan National Park
Bukhansan literally means “mountains north of the Han River,” the national park houses a large forest area, three granite mountains, and several temples in its 79.92 kilometer square of area. The national park also houses Bukhansanseong Fortress, built in the year 1711. The fortress was heavily damaged during the Korean War, but later was reconstructed as a national heritage of South Korea.
- Changdeokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace is one of the five grand palaces built in Joseon dynasty of South Korean. Prince and princesses of the Joseon dynasty commonly use Changdeokgung as their main royal residence. The palace is one of the national heritage building of South Korea and was recently incorporated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- The War Memorial of Korea
- National Museum of Korea
War memorial of South Korea is a must see destination in the city. It is located at Yongsan District of the Seoul City. The museum exhibit military history of South Korea. People should not miss this place during their tour of Korea.
- Hangang Park
It is a beautiful built public park in the city. The people of Seoul City enjoy their free time visiting the Hangang Park. Visiting the park will give you some fresh air far from the noise streets and all the rush of city life.
- Myeongdong Shopping Street
Myeongdong is a neighborhood located in Jung-gu district, Seoul City. The Myeongdong Shopping Street is a bustling shopping street located in the neighborhood. It is 9th most expensive shopping street in the World.
Located inside the Seoul City is the traditional village of Bukchon. The village is located between Gyeongbok Palace and Changdeok Palace. History fanatics should picturesque the traditional life of the people of the Bukchon village of Seoul City.
- N Seoul Tower
The tower was built in 1969 at a cost of 2.5 million US dollars. The tower serves as a telecommunication and observation tower located in Seoul City. In the year 1980, Namsan tower was opened to the public. People can ride of Namsan Cable car to enjoy the aerial views of the city and walk all the way up to the top of the tower. Namsan tower also serves as the highest point of the city.